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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2060

Respect| Stop the War| SWP meetings| Bookmarks events| movement events| demonstrations & lobbies| film showings| concerts and benefits

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or email [email protected]
CambridgeHas climate change affected the British weather?
With Elaine Graham-Leigh
Tue 24 Jul, 7.30pmCB2 Cafe, Norfolk St
HullClimate changeMon 30 Jul, 7.30pmRelax Cafe,
Newland Ave
(venue tbc due to flooding)
London: Brent & HarrowFundraising barbecueSun 22 Jul, 3pm to 7pm5 Chandos Rd, Willesden
London: Waltham ForestWhat’s happening in Pakistan?Wed 25 Jul, 7.30pmEpi Centre, 41 West St,
London: Wandsworth & MertonHamas, Fatah, the West and the future of PalestineWed 18 Jul, 7.30pmDerinton Rd Community Centre (corner of Blakenham Rd), Tooting
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or email [email protected]
BirminghamBritish foreign policy after Blair
With Craig Murray
Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmCarrs Lane Church Centre
(opp Moor St station)
MerseysideBlair to Brown – change policy, not just leader
With Moazzam Begg and others
Organised by Wallasey Stop the War
Tue 7 Aug, 7.30pmSt Andrews Community Church Centre,
Rake Lane, New Brighton
SWP public meetings
BarnsleyHow can Palestine be free?Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmBarnsley Central Library, Shambles St
Birmingham: HandsworthStealing our youth – New Labour and young peopleThu 19 Jul, 7.30pmLaurel Rd Community Centre
Birmingham: StirchleyLenin and the partyThu 19 Jul, 7.30pmStirchley Community Centre,
Pershore Rd
BrightonSexism and the system
With Judith Orr
Thu 19 Jul, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Ship St
Bristol SouthHow can Palestine be free?Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmCircle Books,
North St
CardiffVenezuela – where is the revolution going?
With Joseph Choonara
Wed 25 Jul, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre,
Cathays Terrace
ChesterfieldThe politics of disabilityWed 25 Jul, 7.30pmAssembly Rooms,
Market Hall
The British working class – politics and resistanceWed 1 Aug, 7.30pm
Sexism and the systemWed 8 Aug, 7.30pm
EdinburghWho are the working class today?
With Keir McKechnie
Thu 19 Jul, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace (off George IV Bridge)
Exeter200 years since the abolition of the slave trade – who really ended slavery?Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmCity Gate Hotel,
Lower North St
GlasgowWho are the working class today?Wed 15 Aug, 7.30pmJury’s Hotel,
Jamaica St
LeicesterWho are the working class today?Wed 18 Jul, 7pmCafe Mozart,
London Rd
London: Brent & HarrowHow can Palestine be free?
With Sabby Sagall
Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmBrent Trades Hall,
375 Willesden High Rd
London: CamdenVenezuela – where is the revolution going?
With Joseph Choonara
Thu 26 Jul, 6.30pmEuromed Cafe (upstairs),
225 Kentish Town Rd, NW5
London: CentralCan Britain’s economy run on debt forever?
With Jacob Middleton
Wed 25 Jul, 6.30pmCamera Cafe,
Museum St, WC1
London: EalingCan Palestine ever be free?Wed 26 Jul, 7.45pmNorthfields Community Centre, 71a Northcrest Rd,
Ealing, W13 (five mins from Northfields Rd)
London: Hackney SouthCan workers beat Gordon Brown?
With Charlie Kimber
Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmHCD centre, 62 Beechwood Rd (off Dalston Lane)
London: Hammersmith & FulhamVenezuela – where is the revolution going?
With Chris Harman
Wed 18 Jul, 7pmPalingswick House,
241 Kings St
How can Palestine be free?
With Anne Alexander
Wed 25 Jul, 7pm
London: NewhamHow can Palestine be free?
With John Rose
Wed 18 Jul, 7pmIcarus Centre,
27 Romford Rd
London: TootingThe origins of women’s oppression
With Paula Champion
Wed 25 Jul, 7.30pmDerinton Rd Community Centre (corner Blakenham Rd)
London: Waltham ForestChina – the next superpower?Thu 2 Aug, 7.30pmHornbeam Environmental Centre,
458 Hoe St
(nr Bakers Arms)
Manchester NorthHow can Palestine be free?Thu 19 Jul, 7.30pmOstrich Pub, Bury Old Rd
Manchester South EastHow can Palestine be free?Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmFalafel, 26 Wilmslow Rd,
Manchester South WestHow can Palestine be free?Thu 19 Jul, 7.30pmChorlton library,

Chorlton Cross

NewcastleIs multiculturalism in crisis?Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmThe Salsa Club,
Westgate Rd (Central metro)
PrestonSoul, gospel and the civil rights movement
With Pete Agland, talk interspersed with music
£5/£3. For tickets and info phone 0774 887 4987
Fri 20 Jul, 7.30pmLast Orders,
52 Church St
Sheffield: NorthAfter the elections – is France turning right?
07913 295 246
Thu 19 Jul, 7.30pmBurngreave Library,
Spital Hill
Is multiculturalism in crisis?
07913 295 246
Thu 26 Jul, 7.30pm
Sheffield: SouthAfter the elections – is France turning right?
07870 565 011
Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmBohemian Cafe,
53 Chesterfield Rd
Is multiculturalism in crisis?
07870 565 011
Wed 25 Jul, 7.30pm
SouthamptonHow can Palestine be free?Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmHigh St Cafe
YorkThe shape of the working class todayWed 18 Jul, 7.30pmPriory Community Centre, Priory St
Bookmarks events
Events held at bookshop, except where indicated. Bookmarks bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, WC1. To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or email
[email protected]
LondonBad Men – Guantanamo Bay and the Secret Prisons
With author Clive Stafford-Smith, who is the lawyer for 50 Guantanamo Bay prisoners. He will read from his book and talk about the campaign to close Guantanamo and release the men still held there
Phone 020 7637 1848 to reserve a free place
Tue 14 Aug, 6.30pmBookmarks bookshop,
1 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B
London: ClaphamBookmarks summer party
Booze, books and boules. Wonderful barbeque and salads, plus copious amounts of beer, wine and fruit juice
£5/£3. Children under 12 free. Phone 020 7637 1848 to reserve places. All proceeds to Friends of Bookmarks Appeal
Sun 26 Aug, 2pm to 8pmMaritime House, Old Town (Clapham Common tube)
Movement events
East LancashireOrganising for Fighting Unions forumThu 26 July, 7.30pmBrierfield Community Centre, Coln Rd, Briersfield
(nr M65 junction 12)
London: CentralTwo years on – too long to wait for justice
With members of the Menezes family, Gareth Peirce
Organised by the Justice4Jean Family
Mon 23 Jul, 6.30pmConway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, WC1
London: HarrowPublic Services Not Private Profit
With Brian Caton (POA general secretary), John McDonnell MP, Judy McKnight (Napo general secretary), Mark Serwotka (PCS general secretary)
Wed 25 Jul, 7pmHarrow Baptist Club, College Road, HA1 1BA
London: TottenhamThe postal workers’ strike
Organised by Haringey trades council
Thu 19 Jul, 8pmWood Green Labour Club,
3 Stuart Crescent, N22
Concerts and benefits
Kent: Whitstable30 years of punk and ska
Celebrating anti-fascism with Love Music Hate Racism
Free. 07947 424
Sun 16 Sept,
12 noon to 8pm
Old Neptune, Marine Terrace
LondonRock Against Racism – 30th anniversary celebration
With Misty in Roots, Tom Robinson, Carol Grimes, Wiley, Lethal Bizzle, Toy Guns, Drew McConnell, plus special guests
£15/£10. Continues after in the Marie Lloyd Bar. Free. Part of the Spice festival
Thu 19 Jul, 7pmMain Theatre,
Hackney Empire,
Mare St, E9

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Meetings And Events
Tue 17 Jul 2007, 19:46 BST
Issue No. 2060
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